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    Reptile Awareness Day

    Oct 16 2019

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    Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month

    Oct 10 2019

    October marks Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate the profession and the role that technicians play in veterinary medicine. Also referred to as veterinary nurses, technicians…

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    Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    Oct 03 2019

    Pet Obesity Awareness Day is October 9th – a day that draws attention to, well, a growing problem. While estimates vary, up to 56% of cats in the United States are overweight! The situation isn’t…

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    World Rabies Day

    Sep 26 2019

    With World Rabies Day just around the corner, and several cases of rabies reported in people this summer – yes, in North America – rabies awareness is forefront in the minds of public health…

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    Pain Awareness Month

    Sep 19 2019

    You know when you’ve hurt yourself! Pain zings through your body and maybe you shout out in pain. For a serious injury, a trip to the emergency room (ER) may be in order. You’ll be examined and…

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    Salt Lamps and Your Pet’s Safety

    Sep 12 2019

    The pink glow emitted from Himalayan salt lamps creates a warming serene atmosphere that many believe also cleans the air, improves your mood, and helps you sleep. The salt is sourced from a salt mine…

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    Blue-green Algae Poisoning

    Sep 05 2019

    Blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, are bacteria that get their energy through photosynthesis, like plants. As their name implies, they often are a greenish-blue color, but can be blue,…

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    Hurricane Dorian and Your Pets

    Sep 03 2019

    Hurricane Dorian has caused extensive flooding and catastrophic damage in the Bahamas. While a direct hit on Florida is not expected, Hurricane Dorian is expanding and is still expected to cause…